Bryn Mawr Classical Review 96.8.7


Books Received (July 1996)

BMCR BOOKS RECEIVED (JULY 1996)

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Anderson, Graham, Sage, Saint & Sophist: Holy Men and Their Associates in the Early Roman Empire. New York: Routledge, 1996. Pp. 289. $59.95. ISBN 0-415-02372-6. (reprint)

*Anderson, R. Dean, Jr., Ancient Rhetorical Theory and Paul. Contributions to Biblical Exegesis and Theology 18. Kampen, The Netherlands: Kok Pharos Publishing House, 1996. Pp. 315. ISBN 90-390-0142-2 (pb).

*Balme, Maurice & Morwood, James, Oxford Latin Course, Part 1. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996. Pp. 157. $19.95. ISBN 0-19-521203-7 (pb).

*Billy, Dennis J. & Kennedy, Terence (edd.), Some Philosophical Issues in Moral Matters: The Collected Ethical Writings of Joseph Owens. Quaestiones Morales Accademia Alfonsiana 8. Rome: Editiones Academiae Alphonsianae,

1996. Pp. 500. $29.95. ISBN 0-920980-68-6 (pb). *Bosley, Richard, Shiner, Roger A. & Sisson, Janet D. (edd.), Aristotle, Virtue and the Mean. Edmonton: Academic Printing and Publishing, 1996. Pp. 221. $21.95.. ISBN 0-920980-65-1 (pb).

Cavanaugh, Maureen B., Eleusis and Athens: Documents in Finance, Religion, and Politics in the Fifth Century B.C. Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1996. Pp. 238. $29.95. ISBN 0-7885-0032-5 (pb).

Dalby, Andrew, Siren Feasts: A History of Food and Gastronomy in Greece. New York: Routledge, 1996. Pp. 320. $39.95. ISBN 0-415-11620-1.

D'Alfonso, Francesca, Stesicoro e la performance: Studio sulle modalite esecutive dei carmi stesicorei. Rome: Gruppo Editoriale Internazionale, 1994. Pp. 180. ISBN 88-8011-055-1 (pb).

Debru, A. Le Corps Restraint. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1996. ISBN 90-04-10436-4.

Fantham, Elaine, Roman Literary Culture from Cicero to Apuleius. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996. Pp. 326. ISBN 0-8018-5204-8.

Fear, A.T., Rome and Baetica: Urbanization in Southern Spain c. 50 BC-AD 150. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996. Pp. 292. $70.00. ISBN 0-19-815027-X.

*Gentili, Bruno & Perusino, Franca (edd.), Mousike: Metrica Ritmica e Musica Greca in Memoria di Giovanni Comotti. Pisa: Instituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, 1995. Pp 380. ISBN 88-8147-060-8 (pb).

Gera, Deborah Levene, Warrior Women: the Anonymous Tractatus de Mulieribus. Leiden:E.J. Brill, 1996. ISBN 90-04-10665-0.

*Goyet, Francis, Le Sublime du "lieu commun": L'invention rhetorique dans l'Antiquite et a la Renaissance. Paris: Editions Honore Champion, 1996. Pp. 775. F790. ISBN 2-85203-563-4.

Graf, Fritz, Greek Mythology: An Introduction. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996. Pp. 240. ISBN 0-8018-5395-8 (pb).

Huskinson, Janet, Roman Children's Sarcophagi: Their Decoration and Social Significance. Oxford Monographs in Classical Archaeology. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996. Pp. 135+. $90.00. ISBN 0-19-814086.

*Jones, Michael E. The End of Roman Britain. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1996. Pp. 323. $45.00. ISBN 0-8014-2789-4.

*Kerrigan, John, Revenge Tragedy: Aeschylus to Agamemnon. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996. Pp. 404. $70.00. ISBN 0-19-812186-5.

Kovacs, D., Euripidea Altera. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1996. ISBN 90-04-10624-3.

*Lane, Eugene N. (ed.), Cybele, Attis and Related Cults: Essays in Memory of M.J. Vermaseren. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1996. Pp. 441. ISBN 90-04-10196-9.

Masaracchia, Agostino, Isocrate: Retorica e politica. Rome: Gruppo Editoriale Internazionale, 1995. Pp. 165. ISBN 88-8011-036-5 (pb).

Matthews, Victor J., Antimachus of Colophon: Text and Commentary. Leiden: Brill, 1996. ISBN 90-04-10468-2.

*Mattusch, Carol C., The Fire of Hephaistos: Large Classical Bronzes from North American Collections. Cambridge: Harvard University Art Museums, 1996. Pp. 359. $25.00. ISBN 0-916724-89-1 (pb).

Muellner, Leonard, The Anger of Achilles: Menis in Greek Epic. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1996. Pp. 219. $39.95. ISBN 0-8014-3230-8.

Parker, Robert, Athenian Religion: A History. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996. Pp. 370. $52.00. ISBN 0-19-814979-4.

Rowlandson, Jane, Landowners and Tenants in Roman Egypt: The Social Regulations of Agriculture in the Oxyrhynchite Nome. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996. Pp. 384. $80.00. ISBN 0-19-814735-X.

Schmeling, G. (ed.), The Novel in the Ancient World. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1996.

Sicking, C.M.J. & Stork, P., Two Studies in the Semantics of the Verb in Classical Greek. Leiden: Brill, 1996. ISBN 90-04-10460-7.

Skidmore, Clive, Practical Ethics for Roman Gentlemen: The Work of Valerius Maximus. Exeter: University of Exeter Press, 1996. ISBN 0-85989-477-0.

*Southern, Pat & Dixon, Karen R., The Late Roman Army. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1996. Pp. 206. $30.00. ISBN 0-300-06843-3.

Tieleman, T. (ed.), Galen and Chrysippus on the Soul. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1996. ISBN 90-04-10520-4.

*Walsh, P.G. (ed. & trans.), Petronius: Satyricon. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996. Pp. 212. $55.00. ISBN 0-19-815012-1.

Wisjman, H.J.W. (ed.), Valerius Flaccus, Argonautica, Book V: A Commentary. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1996. ISBN 90-04-10506-9.

Worthington, I. (ed.), Voice into Text: Orality and Literacy in Ancient Greece. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1996. ISBN 90-04-10431-3.

also still available for review:

*Walter Eder (ed.), Die athenische Demokratie im 4. Jahrhundert v. Chr. (Steiner 1995)

*Bruce Kuklick, Puritans in Babylon: The Ancient Near East and American Intellectual Life, 1880-1930 (Princeton 1996)

*Trevor J. Saunders (trans. comm.), Aristotle Politics Books I and II (Oxford 1995)

*Joachim Szidat, Historischer Kommentar zu Ammianus Marcellinus Buch XX-XXI, Teil III: Die Konfrontation (Steiner 1996)

*Bruno Vancamp (ed.), Platon: Hippias Maior-Hippias Minor (Steiner 1996)